Giving Trends in Brazil: How Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Nonprofit Sector

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According to the Institute of Applied Economic Research , there are 820,000 existing NGOs, also know as ONGs (organizaciónes no gubernamentales), in Brazil. 1) The Global Trends in Giving Report is meant to help the nonprofit sector better understand individual giving worldwide, but data and statistics don’t communicate well what is happening on the ground in Brazil. What would you like the world to know about NGOs and fundraising in Brazil?

TechSoup Brazil Partners with the UN Foundation for Social Good Brazil

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TechSoup Brazil teamed up with the UN Foundation, IBM, BrazilFoundation, and others for the Social Good Brazil International Seminar held on November 6 - 8 in Florianopolis, Brazil. Social Good Brazil followed on the heels of Mashable and the UN Foundation's Social Good Summit , which was held in New York City in September. Check out Social Good Brazil's Facebook page for photos from the event. Social Good Brazil also has an Scoop.It

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TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

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Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil. Back to School in Brazil. The Luciano Barreto Júnior Institute in Aracaju, Brazil provides educational opportunities to low-income kids in the agricultural Brazilian state of Sergipe, the home of Brazil’s far-famed Forro music.

Welcome to TechSoup Brazil!

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TechSoup Brazil , a collaborative effort of Associação Telecentro de Informação e Negócios (ATN) and TechSoup Global, was launched has just officially launched after many months of planning. If you work with nonprofits or NGOs in Brazil or want to learn more, check out their site (in Portugese). Welcome, Brazil!

MediaShift Idea Lab. Using Mobile Phones to Map the Slums of Brazil | PBS

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Using Mobile Phones to Map the Slums of Brazil | PBS: "A new project by Rede Jovem, a Brazilian non-profit that loosely translates to 'Youth Net,' seeks to change that. MediaShift Idea Lab. With the help of five young 'wiki-reporters' and GPS-equipped mobile phones, the non-profit is building a map of five Brazilian favelas: Complexo do Alema?o, o, Cidade de Deus, Morro do Pava?o-Pava?ozinho, o-Pava?ozinho, ozinho, Morro

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TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

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Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil. Back to School in Brazil. The Luciano Barreto Júnior Institute in Aracaju, Brazil provides educational opportunities to low-income kids in the agricultural Brazilian state of Sergipe, the home of Brazil’s far-famed Forro music.

A View of the Cloud from Brazil

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Brazil is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, but the cost of broadband Internet is hobbling cloud adoption in the region. We discussed cloud adoption in Brazil's NGO sector with Valter Cegal of TechSoup Brasil. in Brazil. Because telecenters are one of the primary ways that many people in developing countries access the Internet, Valter has a unique vantage point to see how cloud computing is rolling out in Brazil.

Bookshare International Now Serves Thirty Countries

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These partners include the Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille (NLB), the Hoerbuecherei des OSBV Talking Book Library in Austria, and the Dorina Nowill Foundation in Brazil.? DAISY accessibility International a11y Norway Austria global library Brazil Bookshare Arabic MadaPeople with print disabilities around the world have a right to high-quality ebooks that they can read with assistive technology.

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Powerful Strategies for Your 2021 Annual Fundraising Plan

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

[FREE WEBINAR] 4 Fundraising Trends for 2021 and Beyond

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Join the TechSoup Jam Online on June 15

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The online event is hosted by our TechSoup Global Network Partner in Brazil, Associação Telecentro de Informação e Negócios (ATN). Event International online community techsoup global network civil society brazilWould you like to shape the future of technology for nonprofits and civil society organizations? Looking for the opportunity to meet nonprofit colleagues from around the world?

[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. <<

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

Which countries use the internet the most? - Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum

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In countries such as Brazil and Nigeria, with younger populations and solid smartphone penetration, two-thirds of respondents say they are continuously connected,” according to the report. Which countries use the internet the most? Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum : "A study by consulting firm A.T. Kearney found that more people are spending more time online than ever.

Topmost Remarkable Brazilian Football Players

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Brazil is the cradle of football because it has produced a large number of excellent football players. Even you are not a big fan of this sport, I am sure you have heard about Pele, Ronaldinho, etc. If you want to know more about the most remarkable Brazilian football players of all time, read this. The post Topmost Remarkable Brazilian Football Players appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Sport

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

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Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Jared Kylstad and Lauren Slocum , Charity Services Specialists at GoFundMe Charity. This webinar will walk you through the basics of crowdfunding for nonprofits.

[FREE WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10.

OpenSocial apps now available to Orkut users in India | The Social - CNET News.com

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OpenSocial apps now available to Orkut users in India | The Social - CNET News.com: "And now, the latest in social network developer platform announcements: Orkut, the community site owned by Google, has rolled out a directory of applications to its users in India and will continue to expand geographically over the next few weeks.India, along with Brazil, is one of Orkut's main hubs of popularity

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[WEBINAR] Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10 (USD).

[FREE WEBINAR] Charitable Online Solicitation: Is Your Nonprofit Compliant?

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Sharon Cody , Partnership Manager at Harbor Compliance.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Your Nonprofit Can Recruit & Retain Digital Sponsors

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Dana Bakich , Founder and CEO of Positive Equation.

[WEBINAR] Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (90 minutes). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10.

Scotsman.com News - Latest News - Developing nations to test new $150 laptops

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Scotsman.com News - Latest News - Developing nations to test new $150 laptops: "Developing nations to test new $150 laptopsBy Jason SzepBOSTON (Reuters) - From Brazil to Pakistan, some of the world's poorest children will peer across the digital divide this month -- reading electronic books, shooting digital video, creating music and chatting with classmates online

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Streamline the Golf Fundraiser & Raise More Dollars

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Katie Casillas , Director of Marketing at GolfStatus.org. Cost: Free.

#NGOtech19: A 24-Hour Twitter Takeover for NGOs WorldWide

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10am BRT (Rio de Janeiro): Doare (Brazil). Join Nonprofit Tech for Good, Funraise , and the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report partners for a 24-hour Twitter Takeover on September 26! You can participate and follow the takeovers on Twitter at @NonprofitOrgs. Please review the schedule below and then join, discuss, share, and follow at #NGOtech19 : – Ask our experts about NGO technology trends to watch for in 2020.

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Social Good Brasil Conference

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From November 6-8 – 2012 I will be in Florianopolis, Brazil to keynote the Social Good Brazil – The Seminar , which brings together influential minds, social entrepreneurs and innovators, and connecting people from all walks of life to share ideas and actions to make the world a better place using technology, social media and innovative thinking.

7 Steps for Finding Work/Life Balance While You’re Trying to Save the World

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I created a robust personal life that included training for triathlons, learning Portuguese (I’ve always wanted to travel to Brazil!), I look a month-long work and email-free sabbatical in Brazil and eventually quit my job to work full-time for myself doing what I love: helping people like you! By Meico Marquette Whitlock. ——-.

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Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at WIPO

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Hot issue this week are the now four proposals on solving the problem of access to print by people with print disabilities globally: The TVI: the treaty sponsored originally by the World Blind Union and supported at WIPO by Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay and Mexico. [I I'm here in Geneva for the 20th Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights meeting.

Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

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Example 3: You are a crowdfunding website in Brazil. In exchange for promoting the survey, you’ll receive the data for donors based in Brazil. The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide.

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

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Doare (Brazil). Nonprofits in North America, Europe, and Australia have a multitude of online fundraising services to choose from mostly thanks to their government’s efforts to build digital records and databases of legally verified nonprofits.

Little Penguins, Big Drama: Lessons on How to Go Viral from the National Aquarium of New Zealand

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We received votes from all over the world including Iceland, Estonia, Israel, Germany, Poland, Chile, England, Brazil and Australia, with the most international votes coming from the United States. It’s always helpful to get inspiration and learn from other organizations in your industry. I learned early in my career that you don’t always have to start from scratch; it can be just as effective to see what others are doing and put your own spin on it.

ITWorks & SAP America: Connecting Young Adults To Bright Futures

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” The students were later connected to 2 SAP employees in Brazil via SAP’s video conferencing software and Cisco equipment. 14 students from the ITWorks program in the Philadelphia area visited SAP America last week for Career Day this year. The ITWorks program , created by Tech Impact, is a program open to vulnerable young adults that helps them develop strong leadership and community skills while becoming certified in IT.

Copyright treaty in Geneva Advances!

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Brazil, Ecuador and Paraguay joined together to propose that WIPO consider this treaty. Lots of excitement recently in Geneva at the World Intellectual Property Organization. We've been supportive of an effort by the World Blind Union to get an international treaty in place that sets up a global system much like the one we have today in the United States. I was part of an expert panel that drafted the original proposed treaty.

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

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Brazil. Mission: To promote the right to education and to preserve the environment and cultural heritage of Brazil. Unlike the.ORG domain which can be registered by any individual or brand (but mostly registered by nonprofits and socially conscious for-profits), the new.NGO and.ONG domains can only be registered by nonprofits, charities, NGOs (non-governmental organizations), and ONGs (non-governmental organizations in a romance-based language ).

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Breaking News on the Global Treaty from Kareem Dale

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We look forward to discussing a wide range of solutions and proposals at the next meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, including the proposal put forward by Brazil, Ecuador, and Paraguay Relating to Limitations and Exceptions: Treaty Proposed by the World Blind Union. Betsy Beaumon and I had the pleasure to meet today with Kareem Dale, the special assistant to the president for disability policy.

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Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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Brazil’s latest WhatsApp ban is pushing users to other encrypted messaging apps – Viber and Telegram both saw a huge jump. Mobile on the Campaign Trail Meet the San Francisco team behind Bernie Sanders’s killer organizing app – An article about Hustle, which helped the Sanders campaign connect with young supporters and recruit volunteers using text messages.

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Microsoft Security Essentials Beta Released

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Yesterday, Microsoft launched Microsoft Security Essentials Beta , a free set of security tools for validated users of Microsoft XP SP2 or SP3, Vista, or Windows 7 in the US, Israel, China, and Brazil. In what looks to be the successor to OneCare , it is said to be faster and less resource intensive. Early reviews of the beta have been positive, so if you are comparing different security packages or are a current customer of OneCare, check it out.

Choosing Your Options for the Perfect Cannabis Marketing

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adapting to the mobile screen), as mobile has already become the main form of internet access in Brazil according to research produced by the Regional Center for Development Studies. If you follow our blog, you already know the concept of digital marketing and understand why it is essential to your business, and cannot be overlooked. And if you’re in the food business, you know the importance of securing your market share like no one else.

Malaysia Party

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Of course, I caught the 2 am train and ended up in the lounge of the Schatzalp talking about the OLPC (One Laptop per Child) project and getting a CD of Amazonian music from my Brazilian buddies (the big column in Brazil's major Sao Paolo paper was entitled (Jungle Boys go to Davos Every year there's a big party at the WEF on the last night (Saturday). Countries vie to sponsor the main event, throwing a big show and serving up their best food. Of course, the reason is economic development.

Breakthrough on Global Access at WIPO in Geneva!

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Through negotiations, four competing proposals have been merged into a single document supported in June by the Latin Americans (led by Brazil), the U.S., There has been a major breakthrough recently on international copyright negotiations in Geneva around improved access for people who have print disabilities. the European Union and others.

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Rather than being held in Geneva at the headquarters of the World Economic Forum, Pamela and her team moved the summit closer to some of the social entrepreneurs by holding the event in Brazil. Brazil doesn't have a tradition of personal philanthropy, and there are no tax advantages to making donations. The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship tried something new this year for their annual summit.

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